Glossary for Geospatial Science

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scale value:  A number used as a multiplier to translate a set of numbers from one range of values into another.  For example, a set of decimal values that range between 0 and 2 could be projected into the numeric range of 0 to 100 by multiplying each number in the set by a scale value of 50.